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Pictures of Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel

Glass Upper Cabinets & Shelf Above LP Range

My mother-in-law always hated my kitchen. She can’t understand why I would live with a low-tech make shift kitchen for 25 years. To her way of thinking, a kitchen without fitted cabinets and lots of modern small appliances and vinyl is just plain kooky. But in the middle of January my old farmhouse kitchen was…

Kitchen

Springtime Kitchen

My house was built in 1890. The kitchen in my house was at one time a dining room. The original kitchen built with this house was a small wing that came off the west side of the house. It burned down sometime in the mid 1920’s and was never replaced. Since I’ve lived here the…

Non-Electric Kitchen Sink Lighting

2 Flat Wick Oil  Lamps Near Kitchen Sink

I keep two flat wick oil lamps for task lighting near my kitchen sink in the event of an electric power outage. When both lamps are lit I have adequate lighting for doing the dishes and for general kitchen clean up. The lamp directly above the kitchen sink sports a reflector on the lamp holder.…

How & When to Dry Herbs

Watering Can & Camomile

I harvested chamomile flowers the other day for tea. The flowers were gently dried in an electric dehydrator for about 18 hours and then transferred to a wide mouth Mason jar with a lid for storage. Chamomile like most ordinary kitchen or medicinal herbs are easily dried for storage. WHEN TO HARVEST HERBS If herbs…

Working In The Kitchen On A Friday Morning

Friday Morning

This morning I’ll be baking bread and looking at more real estate online while the dough rises. For the last 9 weeks or so I have spent hours perusing all the north central Pennsylvania real estate listings, Google Earth and making phone calls. The search for a new home would be easier if I wasn’t…